The pingStation supports software upgrades thru a web-based flashing system.  The user will launch the update webpage, select a firmware binary file and press a button to start the update process.

Update the pingStation system software

Download the latest pingStation firmware:  pingStation V1.1.5

The update process is started by launching http://###.###.###.###/update

Choose the file to upload by pressing the “Choose File” button.

 

Press “Upload” to start the upgrade process.  There will be an update % status at the bottom of the page.

 

When the upgrade is complete you need to press the  “Reset MCU” button to restart the pingStation.

You will manually need to return to the configuration page, http://###.###.###.###  to verify the version number has incremented properly.

 

Update ADS-B receiver software

Download the latest pingStation ADS-B receiver firmware: ADS-B receiver V2.4.43

Version 1.1.5 and later of the pingStation system software supports updating of the ADS-B receiver software in the field.

From the pingStation configuration page http://###.###.###.###/ select the “Update” link inline with the ADS-B Version report, or access the updater directly at http://###.###.###.###/pingUpdate

From the pingUpdate page select “Choose File” and select the latest receiver software.  V2.4.43 is shown as an example.

Select “Start Update”

The progress bar will cycle during the update.  At completion, the updater will report the status of the update.  The status will report “Update Complete” if successful.

Return to the pingStation configuration page http://###.###.###.###/ and verify the receiver version matches the version uploaded.

For pingStation support, you can submit a support ticket by sending an email to support@uavionix.com.  Include a thorough description of the issue.